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Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts On Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, Waivers

Bartolo Colon will once again make a bid to win his 200th major league game tonight against the Phillies. While that might seem like the biggest news regarding the veteran right hander, there is another item hanging over Colon. The Mets and Sandy Alderson have not yet put him on waivers. While Colon has been […]

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MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 1:10 PM, (Colon Bids For 200th Win!)

An article by posted on August 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Giants vs Mets, 1:10 PM, (Colon Bids For 200th Win!)

After a thrilling victory on Saturday night, the Mets and Giants go into game three of their 4-game series with one win apiece. Bartolo Colon (10-8, 3.88), who many thought would be traded at the deadline, takes the mound for the Mets and will oppose left-hander Madison Bumgarner (12-8, 3.41) for San Francisco in a 1:10 PM start at […]

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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

An article by posted on July 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 12:10 PM Rubber Match

Last night was the opposite of the first game of the series with the Phillies beating the Mets 6-0 behind Cole Hamels to setup a rubber match. This afternoon they look to take the series behind Zack Wheeler as he squares off against Kyle Kendrick in an early 12:10 PM matinee at Citi Field. Starting […]

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Remembering the “Disappointed But Not Devastated” Tom Glavine

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
Remembering the “Disappointed But Not Devastated” Tom Glavine

The Baseball Hall of Fame will induct its 2014 class today in Cooperstown, NY and standing among them will be two former Mets. Joe Torre, who was elected by the Veterans Committee, played for the Mets from 1975-1977, where he hit .267 with 12 home runs and 75 RBI in 254 games. Torre began his managerial career with the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM

The Mets continue their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs at historic Wrigley Field tonight at 8:05 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka (2-0, 2.45 ERA) makes his second start of the season and will be opposed by Edwin Jackson (3-5, 4.81 ERA). Dice-K earned the win in his first start of the season against the Diamondbacks at Citi Field on May 25. […]

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Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Stellar Again As His Confidence Continues To Soar

As I had speculated last week (and hoped for), Zack Wheeler has indeed turned a corner and is making his presence felt in the National League with each passing start. Wheeler was on top of his game against the Cubs, limiting them to just two hits over 6.2 scoreless innings, while walking a pair and striking […]

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Mets Bullpen Shines in Long Philly Series

An article by posted on June 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Shines in Long Philly Series

The Mets shuffled through 12 different relievers in the first two months of the season. Then they added two new relievers to the bunch during their recent five-game series in Philly. Without established roles, or even an established roster in the bullpen, it is hard to predict on a day-to-day basis which pitcher will be […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 11, Phillies 2

The suddenly hot New York Mets (28-29) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (24-31) by a score of 11-2 this evening in Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon squared off against Roberto Hernandez in the final game of a five game series, four of which the Mets won! What you should know: The Mets got off to an […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

An article by posted on June 2, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 7:05 PM

The Mets and Phillies teams complete their rare five-game series at 7:05 p.m. on Monday at Citizens Bank Park. Bartolo Colon (4-5, 4.73 ERA) opposes right-hander Roberto Hernandez (2-2, 3.76). Starting Lineup Matt den Dekker, CF Daniel Murphy, 2B David Wright, 3B Curtis Granderson, LF Bobby Abreu, RF Lucas Duda, 1B Wilmer Flores, SS Travis […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Phillies, 1:35 PM

The Mets and Phillies play their fourth game of the series as Jon Niese (3-3, 2.74 ERA) opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (1-3, 4.43) on Sunday at 1:35 PM. Niese has allowed three earned runs or less in 14 straight starts, tied for the third-longest streak in the majors. Since returning from the DL on August 11, 2013, […]

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